Bahraini Premier League
FIFA Region
AFC
Season
2022-2023
Location
Bahrain
Abbreviation
BHR1

Summary

The Bahraini Premier League (BHR1) is the top football league in the Bahraini football system. At the end of the 2022-2023 BHR1 season, the BHR1 teams listed below qualify for the following non-league play:

  • 2024 AFC Champions League - Preliminary Round:
    • 1st place 2022-2023 BHR1 team
  • 2024 AFC Cup - Group Stage:
    • 2nd place 2022-2023 BHR1 team

The winner of the 2023 Bahraini King's Cup, typically an BHR1 team, also receives a berth in the Group Stage of the 2024 AFC Cup.

Leagues Pyramid - Bahrain

Abbrev League # of Teams
BHR1 Bahraini Premier League 12
BHR2 Bahraini Second Division 9

Competition Structure

Season

# of Teams

11 Sep 2022 - 28 Apr 2023  12: BHR1 (9 minimum), BHR2 (3 maximum)

Season Format

Each BHR1 team plays Home-Away matches with the other 11 BHR1 teams for a total of 22 league matches. Table ranking ties are broken by (1) head-to-head points, (2) head-to-head goals scored, (3) total goal difference, then (4) total goals scored.

Playoffs

Not applicable.

Relegation

At the end of the 2022-2023 Regular season, the 9th and 10th place BHR1 teams will enter Promotion/Relegation Playoffs with the 3rd and 4th place BHR2 teams. The 11th and 12th place BHR1 teams will be relegated to the BHR2.


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Regular Season

 LeagueHomeRoad
POSMPW - D - LPTSCPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGDMPW - D - LPTSGFGAGD
1Al-Muharraq SC 43 -1-010-62422 -0-0641321 -1-04211
2Al-Riffa SC 42 -1-17-32121 -1-0421121 -0-13110
3Al Khalidiya SC 32 -0-16-62421 -0-1341311 -0-03211
4Al Shabab Club 42 -0-26-65111 -0-0332131 -0-23330
5Al Ahli SC (Manama) 32 -0-16-32121 -0-1322011 -0-03101
6Sitra CSC 41 -2-15-44020 -1-1112-121 -1-04321
7East Riffa Club 30 -3-03-22020 -2-0222010 -1-01000
8Al-Hidd SCC 31 -0-23-16-511 -0-0310120 -0-2006-6
9Al Hala SC 30 -2-12-23-120 -1-1112-110 -1-01110
10Manama Club 30 -2-12-12-110 -1-0111020 -1-1101-1
11Budaiya Club 30 -2-12-13-220 -1-1102-210 -1-01110
12Bahrain SC 30 -1-21-35-210 -0-1001-120 -1-1134-1
2024 AFCCUP
Relegation Playoff
Relegation to BHR2

Results

Fri - 25 Nov 2022
 Al-Muharraq SC 21 Al Shabab ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al-Riffa SC 11 Sitra CSCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Wed - 23 Nov 2022
 Al Ahli SC (Manama) FT Al-Hidd SCCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Bahrain SC FT Budaiya ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Sat - 22 Oct 2022
 Bahrain SC 01 Al-Riffa SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al Khalidiya SC 40 Al-Hidd SCCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Budaiya Club 02 Al Shabab ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Thu - 20 Oct 2022
 East Riffa Club 11 Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al Ahli SC (Manama) 12 Sitra CSCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Manama Club 11 Al Hala SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
Sun - 16 Oct 2022
 Al Ahli SC (Manama) 10 Al-Riffa SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Thu - 6 Oct 2022
 Al-Hidd SCC 10 Manama ClubSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
 Al Hala SC 01 Al-Muharraq SCSheikh Ali bin Mohammed Al Khalifa Stadium
Wed - 5 Oct 2022
 Sitra CSC 12 Al Khalidiya SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Budaiya Club 00 East Riffa ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Al Shabab Club 32 Bahrain SCMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Tue - 13 Sep 2022
 Al Hala SC 11 Budaiya ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
 Sitra CSC 00 Manama ClubMadinat 'Isa Stadium
Sun - 11 Sep 2022
 Al-Muharraq SC 20 Al-Hidd SCCMadinat 'Isa Stadium